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Restaurant Refugium

) #251 of 6,967 Restaurants in Berlin $$$$ German, European,
Gendarmenmarkt 5, 10117 Berlin, Germany
+49 30 2291661
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good45%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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German, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly
Gendarmenmarkt 5, 10117 Berlin, Germany
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Refugium has a superb location on the Gendarmenmakt square, serving both indoor and outside. Prices are relatively high but given the location to be expected. The food was very heterogenous and the service sloppy and generally unprofessional. After getting seated it took 10 min to...More

Thank Henrik T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went here at least twice during my Berlin trip. Sat outside, in the garden, and not inside the restaurant. Usually, after lunch, I'd come here with a book, order beer and lounge for a few hours. The weather was lovely, and when you sit in...More

Thank BudhadityaRoy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Four of us eat there on 20th July we hadn't pre booked, restaurant was very busy inside and out, however they offered us a table if we could wait 15 minutes we did wait with a drink at the bar next door. When the table...More

Thank Gillian Q
Reviewed 7 June 2017

The location is good here (it was close to our hotel) and it's also situated on Gendarmenmarkt (a piazza style area with a concert hall). We sat outside, having managed to wait out the rain and were offered a blanket, but we were fine. On...More

Thank Barry S
Reviewed 26 May 2017

As I'm no foodie, and find that type of person a crashing bore, I can only say that the food was very good indeed. I had a soup, and veal as the main course. This restaurant is situated at the Gendarmenmarkt, one of the most...More

Thank oxxyx
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

Searched long and hard for a place in Berlin to celebrate my 60th birthday. Stumbled upon this whilst in the square listening to street musicians and booked. A great evening very attentive staff and superb food. Even provided a Roman candle with dessert and sang...More

Thank Alan E
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

Right on the Gendarmenmarkt. Possibility to eat outside or you can choose to sit inside and Enjoy this beautiful restaurant. Great for lunch as Well. Reasonably priced

Thank Dirk V
Reviewed 30 April 2017

We sat outside so we could watch the world go by on a chilly sunny day. The Gendarmenmarkt square is an ideal location. Situated next to the concert hall. Staff were friendly and attentive. Drink prices were reasonable. Beware of sparrows sitting on your table...More

Thank trotskys
Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

In the basement of an historic church, with twinkling lights and stylish decor, Refugium looks great. The staff are warm and friendly and worked hard to provide an enjoyable experience. The toilets are clean and pleasant, the liquor trolley on wheels is a novelty, the...More

Thank Paul W
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

Walk-by after snagging tickets for the Berlin Radio Symphony orchestra and booked for 6.30pm. Lovely setting, though a little light on clientele, but the waiters were very attentive, helped in selecting an excellent white wine (35€ but could have been much more). Not a curry...More

Thank Antiblackberry
The centre of Berlin, Mitte is most famous for sights
like the Brandenburg Gate, Alexanderplatz, and Museum
Island. The central location makes this one of the
city's most expensive places to live. It is here the
oldest traces of the city can be found, and evidence
of some significant transformations, as well. The
gangsters that once ruled the impoverished streets
between Alexanderplatz and Hackescher Markt have given
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Average prices
USD 17 - USD 41
German, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 03:00
11:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Gendarmenmarkt 5, 10117 Berlin, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  Berlin>  > Mitte
  • Neighbourhood: Mitte
  • Phone Number: +49 30 2291661
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